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How did governments suddenly find the money for a huge coronavirus stimulus?

Sunday, 05 April 2020

As the world wrestles with the coronavirus, some of the economic figures are eye-watering: in the US ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

OPEC should follow the Art of War: ‘Wait and do nothing’

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Riyadh was right to call the bluff of US President Donald Trump by calling a meeting of all oil ......

Cyril Widdershoven

MENA entrepreneurs stand resilient against coronavirus

Friday, 03 April 2020

When the going gets tough Middle Eastern entrepreneurs stand resilient and better equipped than ......

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina

Sukuk, coronavirus, stimulus, deficits: How the sharia-compliant bond can help

Sunday, 29 March 2020

While the coronavirus pandemic has triggered major uncertainties in markets and everyday life, ......

Bashar Al-Natoor

King Salman to chair G20 leaders virtual summit on coronavirus on Thursday

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz will chair an extraordinary virtual meeting of the leaders ......

Bashar Al-Natoor

Forget US shale, Russia will be the main victim of the OPEC+ spat

Monday, 23 March 2020

Analysis of the ongoing Saudi-Russian price and market share battle is predominantly looking at ......

Cyril Widdershoven

Coronavirus could cause 1.7 mln people in Arab world to lose their jobs: Report

Friday, 20 March 2020

The coronavirus crisis could cause more than 1.7 million people in the Arab region to lose their ......

Cyril Widdershoven

A silver lining to the coronavirus cloud may shine on the GCC

Thursday, 19 March 2020

If it is true that every cloud has a silver lining, investors are having to use ultra-powerful ......

Oliver Schutzmann

Saudi Arabia takes precautionary fiscal measures to combat coronavirus

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Saudi Arabia is taking precautionary financial measures to counter the effects of coronavirus ......

Oliver Schutzmann

Saudi’s local business landscape proves a major draw for foreign investors

Sunday, 29 March 2020

A radical transformation is taking place that is changing the way the world does business with Saudi ......

Ahmad al-Saadi

Saudi ‘instant visa’ and the challenges of open labor markets

Sunday, 08 March 2020

  The Saudi government’s new “instant visa” fast tracks the process of hiring ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

New e-commerce law will unlock Saudi Arabia’s massive potential

Monday, 02 March 2020

Saudi Arabia’s new e-commerce law introduced in October last year will unlock the ......

Ali Bailoun

Coronavirus calculus: Unpacking the economic costs of pandemics

Thursday, 27 February 2020

The health threats posed by the coronavirus have dominated media for the last month, and in the Arab ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Lessons from Warren Buffet’s ‘urgent zone’ and managing coronavirus risk

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Warren Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha” and one of the world’s most successful ......

Oliver Schutzmann

Saudi Arabia is not ready to close the door on low-skilled immigrants

Sunday, 23 February 2020

The UK recently announced the suspension of visas for low-skilled immigrants. Emulating this policy ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

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